For the primary time in over a month, India has administered close to 3 million doses everyday on consecutive days — one thing not seen since mid-April, suggests figures from CoWIN, the vaccine administration portal. An increase within the variety of each day vaccinations has been obvious since Might 24 and is led by a rise in these turning up for the primary dose of vaccine, who now make up over 93% of the each day doses administered.
There may be nonetheless no assure this pattern will proceed as there’s appreciable lag between vaccine manufacturing and its really provide.
Listed here are the newest updates:
Odisha extends lockdown by 16 extra days
The Odisha authorities on Sunday introduced extension of the lockdown by 16 extra days until June 17 to additional stem the unfold of coronavirus.
The second section of the lockdown was to finish at 5 am on June 1.
“The lockdown is primarily geared toward proscribing motion of individuals and never items. All restrictions and exemptions of the earlier lockdowns can be carried out within the third section, too,” Chief Secretary S C Mohapatra stated.
The weekend shutdown can even proceed, he stated.
Telangana extends lockdown for one more 10 days
The Telangana Cupboard on Sunday prolonged the continued lockdown to include the unfold of COVID-19 by one other 10 days with relaxations from 6 AM to 1 PM every single day.
The current lockdown would finish right now.
Earlier than the Cupboard met, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, in a tweet, urged KCR to not lengthen the lockdown by terming it as not a method to fight COVID-19 and stated the one long-term answer to the pandemic is common vaccination.
“Strongly urge @TelanganaCMO to not lengthen lockdown. If objective is to scale back crowding, then we could think about night curfews (6 PM onwards) or mini-lockdowns for COVID clusters.
However anticipating 3.5 cr individuals to stay for weeks with only a 4- hour lockdown rest will not be truthful in any respect, Mr Owaisi stated in a collection of tweets.
The Hyderabad MP stated as such, the COVID-19 circumstances had been declining in Telangana even earlier than the lockdown was introduced from Might 12.
Odisha extends lockdown
Odisha has prolonged the lockdown interval by 16 days maintaining the COVID-19 pandemic in thoughts. The second lockdown was coming to an finish on June 1. The proposed lockdown restrictions will stay in power until morning of June 17.
– Satyasundar Barik
Serum Institute guarantees 9-10 crore Covishield doses in June
Serum Institute of India (SII) has knowledgeable the federal government that it will likely be capable of manufacture and provide 9 to 10 crore doses of Covishield in June, official sources stated on Sunday amid grievance by States in regards to the scarcity of anti-coronavirus vaccine jabs.
In a current letter to Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah, SII stated its staff have been working around the clock regardless of numerous challenges due to the pandemic.
Railways up to now delivered over 21,392 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to fifteen states
The Railways has delivered over 21,392 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in additional than 1,274 tankers to fifteen states, the nationwide transporter stated Sunday amid the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Up to now, 313 Oxygen Specific trains have accomplished their journey whereas 5 loaded trains are on the run with greater than 406 tonnes of liquid medical oxygen in 23 tankers.
Liquid Medical Oxygen supply to Haryana and Karnataka has crossed 2,000 tonnes every whereas Tamil Nadu and Telangana every have acquired over 1,800 tonnes of the life-saving gasoline.
Oxygen Specific trains began their deliveries on April 24 with Maharashtra receiving a load of 126 tonnes. These freight trains have reached out to fifteen states — Uttarakhand, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Telangana, Punjab, Kerala, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Assam.
Up to now, 614 tonnes of oxygen has been offloaded in Maharashtra, practically 3,797 tonnes in Uttar Pradesh, 656 tonnes in Madhya Pradesh, 5,476 tonnes in Delhi, 2,023 tonnes in Haryana, 98 tonnes in Rajasthan, 2,115 tonnes in Karnataka, 320 tonnes in Uttarakhand, 1,808 tonnes in Tamil Nadu, 1,738 tonnes in Andhra Pradesh, 225 tonnes in Punjab, 380 tonnes in Kerala, 1,858 tonnes in Telangana, 38 tonnes in Jharkhand and 240 tonnes in Assam. – PTI
UP govt relaxes Covid lockdown, weekend restrictions to proceed
The Uttar Pradesh authorities on Sunday introduced rest of lockdown within the state with sure actions allowed from June 1.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary R.Okay. Tiwari stated retailers and markets exterior containment zones can be allowed to open from June 1 onwards from 7 am to 7 pm for 5 days (Monday to Friday).
Night time curfew will stay in place from 7 pm to 7 am, he stated. – PTI
SC to renew its marathon hearings on COVID-19 administration from Monday
A Particular Bench of the Supreme Courtroom is scheduled to renew its marathon hearings on COVID-19 administration from Monday, following an almost month-long hiatus after the lead decide, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, caught the virus amidst a devastating second wave.
The hearings had been interrupted abruptly and instantly after the Bench, additionally comprising Justices L. Nageswara Rao and S. Ravindra Bhat, constituted a Nationwide Activity Pressure to scientifically examine and suggest a fool-proof mechanism for allocation of oxygen to States. The Supreme Courtroom had constituted the 12-member Activity Pressure to streamline and make sure the “efficient and clear” allocation of liquid medical oxygen on a “scientific, rational and equitable foundation” to States and Union Territories combating COVID-19. The apex courtroom had expressed its dissatisfaction on the Centre’s earlier “oxygen-for-bed” components. This “rough-and-ready” association, because the courtroom had put it, was based mostly on calculating the allotment of oxygen based mostly on the variety of ICU/non-ICU beds. – Krishnadas Rajagopal
COVID affected person’s physique thrown into river in Uttar Pradesh, household booked
The household of an individual who died of COVID had been booked in Uttar Pradesh’s Balrampur district after they had been caught in a video dumping his physique right into a river in broad daylight.
The video, shot by somebody driving on the bridge from the place the physique was dumped, was broadly shared on social media. – Omar Rashid
Purpose at inoculating 30% of Assam’s inhabitants by Aug 15 if vaccines obtainable: CM
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday stated that his authorities is aiming at inoculating 30 % of the three.2-crore inhabitants of the state by August 15 if vaccines can be found.
The state has solely 20,000-25,000 vaccine doses for individuals within the 18-44 years age group at current, he stated.
Mr. Sarma, whereas visiting the Gauhati Medical Faculty and Hospital (GMCH), stated he has spoken to authorities of two vaccine-producing corporations, which have promised to produce seven lakh doses in June for the 18-44 years age group. – PTI
Lockdown prolonged in Haryana until June 7
The Haryana authorities on Sunday prolonged the lockdown for the fourth straight week within the State until June 7. The retailers out there locations at the moment are allowed to open from 9 a.m. to three p.m.
Amid a pointy decline in variety of energetic circumstances and the positivity charge within the State over the previous one month, the Haryana authorities prolonged the lockdown, or “Mahamari Alert-Surakshit Haryana”, for one more week until 5 a.m. on June 7. The retailers out there locations at the moment are allowed to open for six hours from 9 a., in keeping with odd-even components. – Ashok Kumar
India data lowest single-day spike in 46 days, says govt. knowledge
India recorded a single-day rise of 1,65,553 new COVID-19 circumstances, the bottom in 46 days, taking the nation’s an infection tally to 2,78,94,800, in keeping with Union Well being Ministry knowledge up to date on Sunday.
The each day positivity declined to eight.02%, remaining under the ten%-mark for the sixth consecutive day, whereas the weekly positivity charge dropped to 9.36%, it stated.
The dying toll as a result of illness climbed to three,25,972 within the nation with 3,460 fatalities being recorded in a span of 24 hours, the info up to date at 8 a.m. confirmed. – PTI
COVID-19 affected person load easing at Telangana authorities hospitals
Early indicators of lowering load of COVID-19 sufferers on Telangana authorities hospitals are on the horizon. The main authorities hospitals in Hyderabad the place COVID sufferers are handled have began to report availability of tons of of oxygen beds from the previous two to a few days.
Till then, individuals needed to look forward to a number of hours to get an oxygen mattress. The pictures of sufferers ready inordinately in ambulances at authorities hospitals are nonetheless contemporary within the minds of households, volunteers, docs, and hospitals directors. Company hospitals within the metropolis, nonetheless, are nonetheless packed to the brim.
Docs on the authorities hospitals stated sufferers in want of oxygen beds are usually not having to attend like they did previously weeks.
How are non-public hospitals getting vaccines, Sisodia asks Centre
Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday questioned the Central authorities on how non-public healthcare services had been getting COVID-19 vaccines, when the Delhi authorities is allegedly not getting them.
“I wish to ask the Central authorities, if the Delhi authorities needs to vaccinate its youth, what’s your drawback? When the Delhi authorities says we wish to vaccinate the youth, then you definitely say that corporations don’t have any vaccines. However the Central authorities arranges vaccines from these corporations for personal hospitals and so they vaccinate individuals at excessive charges,” Mr. Sisodia stated in a video assertion.
“If the Central authorities doesn’t have vaccines for youth to present to State governments, then the place are vaccines coming from to present to personal hospitals?” he stated.
Delhi has been dealing with a scarcity of vaccines and vaccination of 18-44 age group has not been occurring in authorities colleges for the previous 5 days.
Kerala, Goa, Puducherry be a part of a number of different States in extending lockdown
Many states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Goa have prolonged the COVID-induced lockdown or different restrictions for per week to a fortnight from Monday, whereas a few of them like Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh have introduced sure rest within the curbs.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday introduced the extension of the shutdown until June 9, whereas Puducherry authorities additionally determined to proceed the lockdown until June 7. Tamil Nadu has already prolonged the lockdown until June 7. – PTI